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Making Sense of Motherhood: book review

making sense of motherhood

Making Sense of Motherhood brings together some work from writers of quite diverse Christian and Jewish backgrounds. Several of the chapters converge to form a polyphonic discussion of spirituality in motherhood which is more sustained than what Motherhood as Spiritual Practice offered. If contemplation is key to spirituality, as it so often seems, […]

August 2015 book reviews

dun cow

Now that I am slightly less sick and able to read again, here are some reviews… The Book of the Dun Cow, Walter Wangerin, Jr. Chauntecleer the Rooster is the noble Lord of his region in a world without humans, and he must rally a ‘fellowship of the meek’ to […]

June 2015 book reviews


All Australian reads this month… The Golden Age, Joan London Hungarian Jews, Frank and his parents survived World War II only for Frank to be crippled by polio shortly after they emigrated to Australia. This novel is about the children’s treatment home where 13 year old Frank lives while he’s […]

May 2015 book reviews


The Strays, Emily Bitto Winner of The Stella Prize for this year, this novel reminded me of Doris Lessig’s The Golden Notebook in its retrospective angle on a historical social movement, except that in The Strays I also felt like I actually got to know the characters though they were […]